Six Named To USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Four women and two men earn the academic distinction in 2010-11
NEW ORLEANS - Six Georgia Tech track and field athletes have been named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team for the 2010-11 school year.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).
Wright is the only Tech athlete to earn both Academic All-ACC Honors for the indoor and outdoor season and USTFCCCA honors though, Akwule, Kent, Wright, Jones and Unterberger all received ACC Academic Honor Roll Honors for the 2010-11 season.